Excursion to Butakov Bay –
Organization of trips to the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan –
The Butakov Bay is located in the extreme north of the Northern Aral Sea, between the Shubartau and Koktyrnak peninsulas. Before the sea receded, the bay stretched from west to east for about 40 km and had a width of 20 km. The bay is named after the explorer of the Aral Sea - Alexei Ivanovich Butakov. Prior to the outflow of sea water, the bay stretched from west to east for 40 km, and its width was 20 km. According to data for 2004, the length of the bay is 20 km, the width of the outlet to the sea is 3 km.
How to get there, visit
Butakov Bay is located in the Aral Sea, Kyzylorda region, near the village of Akespe, the village is located 3 km on the west coast, the village of Tastubek is located in the southeast.
GPS coordinates: 46°42′00″N 60°43′00″E
According to the data for 2004, the length of the bay and the bay of Butakov is 20 km, the width of the exit to the sea is 3 km. The crust consists of Cretaceous, Paleogene, Neogene and Quaternary deposits. The first explorer of the Aral Sea was A. I. Butakov. The region is dominated by a cold steppe climate. The average annual temperature in the region is 9 °C. The warmest month is July, when the average temperature is 32°C, and the coldest month is February, with a temperature of -10°C. The average annual rainfall is 231 millimeters. The rainiest month is March with an average of 49 mm of precipitation, while the driest month is September with 9 mm of precipitation.
Butakov Bay, Aral Sea, Kyzylorda region